With awareness of the importance of water for life, especially for children and communities in remote areas, Isuzu UNT Bangkok Co, Ltd has supported “Sufficiency Water Source Project” to improve and establish water systems to supply water for bothdrinking and farming. The streams of generosity have been pouring over schools and communities in various development areas for 6 years.
In June 2018, Mr Methee Pitaksith, Isuzu UNT’s President, and Mr TheerayutPitaksith, Isuzu UNT’s Managing Director, led the management team and staff to hand over “Well Drilling Project” to Nong Ya Plong Hospital, Phetchaburi province. The hospital had faced shortage of water for using in its operations. As the two current wells had long gone dried, the hospital had limitations in providing health services to patients for ages.
Mr Theerayut Pitaksith said in the well drilling project handing over event, “For any hospital, the most important thing is, of course, hygiene. And water is imperative for keeping things clean, including buildings, facilities, equipment and apparatus. Having witnessed the hospital becoming equipped with sufficient water, through the support of well drilling funded by Isuzu UNT Group,really makes me better realize the meaning of water for life.”
Further, Isuzu UNT’s management team continued their trip to Kaeng Krachan district to hand over “Sufficiency Water Source Project” to Naresuan Ban Huai Sok Border Patrol Police School, Kaeng Krachan district, Phetchaburi province, with a warm welcome from the school’s teachers, administrators, students and the locals in the community, as well as Dr Sarawut Rachasrimuang, National Director of World Vision Foundation of Thailand (WVFT).
Sufficiency Water Source Project at Naresuan Ban HuaiSok Border Patrol Police School has ensured the school’s access to a well-structured clean water source, installed with a water pump and a filtration system with the capacity to produce 2,000 litres of potable water per day.TheRO-UV (Reverse Osmosis – Ultra Violet) water filtration system can eliminate bacteria and other microbes to supply clean drinking water for 184 students attending the school now. In addition, a pipe system has been installed to distribute water for farming purposes, e.g. gardening and livestock keeping, such as fish and frog raising, around the area where the school’s Farming for Lunch Projectis carried out. As a result, this school has readiness to sufficiently secure a safe food source through its farming and animal raising activities. Plus, this farming plot for lunch serves as an agricultural occupation learning source for the students, too.
Police Sub-Lieutenant Pramuan Phonkaset, the school’s acting principalshared about what the school has benefitted from,“Our school faced the problem of drinking water shortage due to the lack of budget to have a water filtration system installed.This provision has greatly benefitted us. I’m really thankful for this support from Isuzu UNT and WVFT.”
Aside from the project handing over, the management team and staff from Isuzu UNT Bangkok Co, Ltd have also given school supplies to all students and sports equipment to the school, as well as supporting lunch and ice-cream for all to enjoy. All have also joined activities to release catfish fingerings in the pond and plant fruit saplings and vegetables in the farming plot for lunch.
“Isuzu UNT Group has first started the business in Phetchaburi province. So, it is a good opportunity for us to pay back and help the land I considered where our company has begun. I’m glad that the water source project supported will have vast benefits, especially for children. They don’t only have clean water for drinking and using sufficiently, but the school has alsoused the water further for vegetable gardening and fish raising as part of the farming for lunch project to feed the children. I highly hope that what the school’s received will help fulfill life of the children, who will become the future of the community, the province and the nation,” said Mr Theerawut.